From lumber harbors to creative hub, Stadhaven Minerva has transformed into a vibrant creative hive of fashion, design, media, food, and thriving start-ups.
Embracing the rugged industrial character, the area renewed itself into a richly patterned business estate for creative entrepreneurs, culture and events. It’s buzzing with creativity and new fashion, media and design business. Stadhaven Minerva is highly accessible and conveniently located close to Amsterdam’s vibrant city center and Europe’s preferred Airport Schiphol.
Port of Amsterdam is responsible for Stadhaven Minerva’s park management and strives to achieve a high-quality environment for both real estate and public areas. The focus lies on architecture (including heights, façades, materials, safety) and spatial quality. The area’s unique feature is, without a doubt, the impressive waterfront with views on water and shipping traffic. This inspiring port area offers multitenant buildings with space for large and small scale companies. Embracing its creative signature, companies can co-create their buildings and plots, or participate in a project managed by real estate developers.
Stadhaven Minerva description
Stadhaven Minerva. THE place for the creative sector. Stadhaven Minerva is a historic part of the port of Amsterdam, located in the heart of the city. Recent years have seen its transformation into a richly varied home for creative businesses, culture, events and culinary delights. It’s buzzing with new and innovative businesses, particularly in the fashion, media and design sectors. The rugged industrial character of the port, the inspiring view over the water and the short distance to Amsterdam city centre and Schiphol Airport make Stadhaven Minerva a very accessible, stimulating and relaxing location.
For more information on this vibrant area please also visit the website of Stadhaven Minerva (Dutch only).
Example work location: www.vestigingslocaties.nl/locaties/polanenpark/
Example residential building location: www.vestigingslocaties.nl/locaties/zeeburgereiland- kavel-2425/
Already established on this location
High profile neighbors
Many renowned fashion and media companies already call Stadhaven Minerva their home, making Stadhaven Minerva a thriving creative community with the following celebrated residents: fashion: Barts, Sole Technology, Diesel, Calvin Klein, Hugo Boss, Tommy Hilfiger; Advertising agencies; Saatchi & Saatchi, Aegis, N=5, Brand New Design; Media production; Rick Engelkes, Tuvalu Media, United Broadcast Facilities and architecture & design; Dedato and Hot Item.
Furthermore Stadhaven Minerva holds many attractive amenities such as Theater Amsterdam, Moxy Hotel and several food and beverages hotspots, while more leisure facilities are expected to follow.
About the area
About the area
Port of Amsterdam
The port of Amsterdam is one of the world’s key logistics hubs. A gateway to all major European markets and all benefits the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area has to offer. But also the port itself offers great oppurtunities such as deap sea, barge, rail terminals and connectivity. Many different companies are located in the port. From fashion and design to heavy industry. All against favourable rates and in a lucrative environment.
The flexibility in plot sizes and lay outs, building design and execution, permitted business activities and Port of Amsterdam’s supporting services, offers a the atmosphere to create new possibilities. The port of Amsterdam is already the location of choice for companies such as Calvin Klein, DSV, GE Aviation, G-Star RAW, Hitachi, Renault Trucks, Rivièra Maison, Royal van Lent Feadship, Starbucks, Tommy Hilfiger and many more.